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Curtain of three embroidered white cotton panels, patterned with white cotton eccentric wefts, embroidered in blue, red and white silk with floral sprigs on the ground and floral interlocking vine at the bottom, embroidered in satin and back stitches; narrow border at bottom embroidered in white...

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Provenance

Inherited from Gertrude Townsend by Thomas H. Townsend; Gift to the MFA, June 26, 2002

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas H. Townsend

Algerian, probably 19th century

Object Place

Algeria

Dimensions

Overall: 176.5 x 257.8cm (69 1/2 x 101 1/2in.)

Accession Number

2002.223

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, weft patterned, embroidered with silk; silk plain-weave ribbons and warp-patterned silk ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles